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September 19 2008 Motorsports Newsletter

Hi everyone,

Welcome to another F1 newsletter, catching up with the news from the last few weeks, and a recap of some recent articles on the BellaOnline site.

In the news:

There was plenty of testing going on this week at Jerez, with three teams letting their young drivers have a go for the first day, and then the others joining in for the rest of the team. Toro Rosso and BMW have both had good sessions, and there have been plenty of teams testing out 2009 spec cars.

Ron Dennis has been talking about the championship, and says that McLaren should be strong at every circuit left on the calendar. He also said that relations with Ferrari are stronger than ever, and that the team aren’t going to be taken over by Mercedes anytime soon.

Recent Articles:

F1 2008, Round 14 - Italy
Back to back races lead us onto the last European destination of the season, and Ferrari´s home race - Italy. Read on to find out what happened when the weather took an unseasonable change.

Race Starts Procedure
What happens at the start of a Grand Prix? Is it as simple as saying go and watching them pull away? Here we look at wet and dry race procedures.

Alonso Key to Driver’s Market
Last year many drivers had to wait for Fernando Alonso to make his move before they could sign their contracts for 2008. It looks like this year is going to be no different, so here we take a look at what his choices are.

An Article from the Archives:

Autosport International 2008
While we´re waiting for the 2008 season to start, there´s the small matter of a motorsport event to attend. Here I tell you what happened when I went, and what there is to see if you want to go.

That's it for this newsletter. I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

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Christine Blachford, Formula One Editor

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